By John Sandford
He appears like this sort of great guy. You’d by no means bet what was once happening in his mind…
Art heritage professor James Qatar has a pastime: he's taking mystery pictures of girls to gas extra complicated fantasies. whilst he’s by myself. at the back of locked doorways. Then sooner or later, he is going a step additional and... good, something ends up in one other. Qatar has no selection. He has to kill her. and also you understand anything? He likes it.
When Deputy leader Lucas Davenport takes the case, he assumes it’ll be easy police paintings. He couldn’t be extra fallacious. because the research path takes a few unforeseen turns, it turns into transparent that not anything is simple approximately this killer, his sufferers, or his reasons. And to prevent him Lucas has no selection yet to stroll correct into his lair.
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And he thought, silently amused: Talk dirty--save your life. JAMES QATAR WAS an art history professor and a writer, a womanizer and genial pervert and pipe smoker, a thief and a laughing man and a killer. He thought of himself as sensitive and engaged, and tried to live up to that image. He kissed Barstad once more on the back of the neck, cupped one of her breasts for a moment, then said, "I've got to go. " "Do you, uh . " She was blushing again. " He heard her, but he was astonished. "You know, sexy movies," she said, turning into him.
Anything. He could have any woman he wanted, and any way. The discovery excited him almost as much as killing. Then, almost as a by-product, he'd discovered the power of his Art as a weapon. Absolutely. His first use of it had been almost thoughtless, a sociology professor from the University of Minnesota who had, years before, rejected his interest. He'd snapped her one day as she walked across the pedestrian bridge toward the student union, unaware of his presence. Theirs had not been a planned encounter, but purely accidental.
A psycho," Rie said. "Looks like it," Lucas said. "So what do you want? " "Oh, horseshit," Weather said. She looked at Swanson and Rie. " Chapter 3. DEPUTY CHIEF/ INVESTIGATIONS Frank Lester supervised all the nonuniformed investigative units except Lucas's group. He had the spread-ass look of a longtime bureaucrat, but still carried the skeptical thin smile of a street cop. " "You must be a trained investigator," Lucas said, but he self-consciously touched the hickey, which he'd noticed while he was shaving.